Democrats just voted to give $1200 economic impact payments to illegal immigrants. @RepRiggleman and my GOP colleagues tried to prevent this but Democrats said no.— Ron Wright (@RepRonWright) May 16, 2020
This is unacceptable. We need to put America first and prioritize people who are in the United States legally. https://t.co/iyTA60S17m
JUST NOW: Republicans introduced a motion on the floor that would stop stimulus checks from going to illegal immigrants.— Rep. Kevin Brady (@RepKevinBrady) May 16, 2020
Democrats blocked it.
Why is Pelosi giving taxpayer dollars to illegal immigrants instead of helping jobless Americans get back to work?
Over 200 Members of Congress just voted to reaffirm their support to giving your tax dollars to non-Americans in the form of direct stimulus payments.— Joe Wilson (@TeamJoeWilson) May 16, 2020
This bill is a political stunt by the Speaker.